2021 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue

2021 Toyota RAV4 vs 2021 Nissan Rogue
2021 Toyota RAV4


2021 Nissan Rogue
$26,250 MSRP*

Starting MSRP

$25,850 MSRP

Hybrid Trims

2.5L four-cylinder


2.5L four-cylinder
203 hp


181 hp
184 lb-ft


181 lb-ft

USB Ports


The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is a capable and well-equipped crossover SUV that is versatile and fun to drive. But how does it match up against the competition? In this Toyota RAV4 vs. Nissan Rogue comparison from Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington we’ll take a look at the cost, performance, and features of each so you can determine which is better suited to your Normal-area driving needs. 

RAV4 vs. Rogue: Cost

As popular choices in the compact SUV market, the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue are comparably priced. Even though the RAV4 price starts at $400 more than the Rogue, the Toyota includes five hybrid trims which can deliver an EPA-estimated gas mileage of 41 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. The Rogue has no hybrid trims, and the best gas mileage you can expect from the Nissan crossover is an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. Factor in the new Toyota specials and RAV4 lease offers available at Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington, and you’re sure to get the budget-friendly deal you’ve been searching for.

  • 2021 Toyota RAV4 Starting MSRP: $26,250*
  • 2021 Nissan Rogue Starting MSRP: $25,850

RAV4 vs. Rogue: Performance

Comparing the Toyota RAV4 vs. Nissan Rogue in terms of performance reveals that both vehicles are equipped with the same size engine, but the RAV4 can deliver a stronger output with a more robust towing capacity. If you want a crossover SUV that can get you up to speed in a hurry out on the highway and can tow a boat or trailer on your next getaway outside of Morton, the RAV4 is the one for you.

2021 Toyota RAV4 Performance Specs

  • Engine: 2.5L four-cylinder
  • Horsepower: 203 hp 
  • Torque: 181 lb-ft 
  • Towing Capacity: 3,500 pounds

2021 Nissan Rogue Performance Specs

  • Engine: 2.5L four-cylinder
  • Horsepower: 181 hp
  • Torque: 175 lb-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 1,350 pounds

RAV4 vs. Rogue: Features

While both the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue come with a wide variety of comfort, convenience, and tech features designed to enhance your Springfield commute, you’ll have more amenities available with the RAV4. This is largely due to the fact that the RAV4 is offered in 11 trim levels including the hybrid models. The Rogue is offered with a choice between only 4 trims. Some of the extra features of the RAV4 include five USB ports (compared with only two in the Rogue), a Road Sign Assist system, and heated front seats (in the RAV4 XLE). 

Test Drive the Toyota RAV4 at Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington

The best way to find out if the Toyota RAV4 is right for you is to get behind the wheel of this remarkable crossover SUV at Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington in Bloomington. Explore the available RAV4 color options and browse our RAV4 inventory online. Want to continue your research? Check out our RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V comparison. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us.


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